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Boston Scenes 7/18/2013

President Barack Obama greets members of the 1963 Loyola University Chicago Ramblers NCAA Championship men’s basketball team in the Oval Office on July 11.
(L-R): Northeast Regional Administrator for the USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service James Arena-DeRosa, USDA Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services Kevin Concannon and Diane Galloway, Executive Director of the Shelburne Community Center, celebrated the Boston Public Schools Summer Food Service Program kick-off event in Roxbury on July 10.
Friends from Northeastern University (L-R) Sarah Xu, Tiffany Zhang, Jessie Wang and Belinda Liu relax and watch a performance by Jeremy de Jesus at the ParkARTS Tito Puente Latin Music Series on July 11 at Mozart Park in Jamaica Plain. For information on other Boston Parks events, visit
SEIU 1199 held an event in honor of Boston Mayor Thomas Menino to thank him for all of the support he has given to SEIU over the years.
ParkARTS artist and teacher Jenna Quadrozzi helps participant Genesis Escobar, 8, of the Moreland Street neighborhood design a monster-shaped bookmark at the City of Boston Artists in Residence Workshop at Gertrude Howes Playground in Roxbury on July 10. The workshops are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in parks across the city. Participation is free and all materials are provided.
On July 10, prominent black attorneys and citizens hosted mayoral candidate Charlotte Golar Ritchie at a home in Jamaica Plain.
Governor Deval Patrick meets with the Massachusetts Alliance of Boys and Girls Clubs’ Youth of the Year on July 10.
Michael Howell, a ranked player with the United States Chess Federation, offers tips to Nathan Knitt of Roxbury at Mayor Menino’s “Knights In The Parks” program at Alvah Kittredge Park on July 8. This free summer chess program will be held again from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Alvah Kittredge Park, 10 Linwood Street, Roxbury, on July 15 and at Gertrude Howes Playground, 68 Moreland Street, Roxbury, on July 16.
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